“We have some things up our sleeves,” teases “Outlander” costume designer Terry Dresbach, who created 10,000 outfits for the recent TV season that was set in such diverse locations as Versailles, Parisian brothels and rugged castles in the Scottish Highlands in the 18th century. “When you have a season like two, everything is supposed to be incredibly spectacular, because that’s what the story is. In Season three, it’ll be up to us to kind of step back a little bit. We don’t need to be in the limelight the same way we did in Season 2.”
Dresbach was at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills earlier this month, where she joined many of the cast and creators in celebrating “The Artistry of Outlander” exhibit. Watch our red carpet interview below.
“Because this show changes all the time and we go from Scotland, to Paris, and then we go to the Americas, our goal is to suddenly have time to think, ‘Oh, America, what are we going to do there!?’ because we’ve sort of set this standard for ourselves,” muses Dresbach.
Others on the red carpet included stars Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan, production designer Jon Gary Steele and executive producers Ronald D. Moore and Maril Davis. The private event featured a special exhibit preview of the extravagant costumes and set designs, a cocktail reception, unveiling, and panel discussion.
This exhibit will run throughout the summer. Visitors can step into 18th century Parisian society where they will be able to view iconic costumes, actual set pieces, life-size episodic photography, and behind-the-scenes video segments. The multimedia and interactive exhibit is now open Wednesdays through Sundays in the afternoons. For exhibit updates, visit Paley online and follow @paleycenter on Twitter.
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